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On-pitch audio and dressing room footage planned as part of Sky Sports’ first ‘EFL Innovation Game’

Sky Sports’ coverage of this weekend’s English Football League (EFL) League 1 match between Wycombe Wanderers and Portsmouth will feature a host of televisual enhancements as the broadcaster looks at ways to further improve its output. Dubbed the ‘EFL Innovation Game’, the match coverage will feature additional behind-the-scenes access for viewers including on-pitch audio, dressing […]  More

Brightcove opts for Bronze SVG Europe sponsorship

Streaming platform Brightcove has returned as a Bronze sponsor of SVG Europe. Active in more than 80 countries, Brightcove’s intelligent video platform enables media leaders to reliably stream and monetise content. The company’s 16 secure global data centres handle 500 million videos a week with 99.99% uptime, enabling industry-leading live streaming. In addition, Brightcove Live offers […]  More

Bringing the truth to life: ITN rebrands to become global production powerhouse and home to ITN Sport

ITN has reimagined its iconic brand as it looks to evolve from a British news organisation into a global player in news, factual, sports, education and branded content. Founded in 1955, ITN has built a reputation for producing high-quality, independent journalism by providing news programmes, current affairs series and digital services across the ITV network, […]  More

Dyn Media chooses Deltatre to deliver end-to-end OTT service

Deltatre has been selected by streaming platform Dyn Media to build its new OTT service aimed at sports fans across Germany and the wider DACH region. The platform will play a pivotal role in Dyn Media’s mission to create a new home for sports fans in Germany, with handball, table tennis, basketball and volleyball content all […]  More

808 Talent stays in position as a Bronze sponsor of SVG Europe

Specialist international recruitment consultancy 808 Talent has renewed its Bronze sponsorship of SVG Europe. Founded in 2014 by Ben Swanton (pictured), 808 Talent serves the global broadcast & sports media technology community, providing tailored talent solutions in commercial & sales, professional services and research & development. Services include retained search and executive recruitment, project recruitment […]  More

Ross Video’s James Ransome talks cloud, Spidercam and major projects

“Ross Video has been a part of many exciting projects involving some of the most iconic and innovative venues across Europe,” says James Ransome, business development manager, sports & live events EMEA, Ross Video. “Principality Stadium in Cardiff completely overhauled their production suite, choosing Ross Video and PMY to drive their LED displays and match […]  More

Vodafone opens UK’s first Edge Innovation Lab at MediaCityUK to potentially bring futuristic applications to sports fans

Vodafone has announced it is opening a new Edge Innovation Lab in MediaCityUK, Salford, in what is a first of its kind in the UK. The lab could help broadcasters and partners develop new applications for end users – such as the holographic boxing idea developed as one of the 5G Edge XR projects – […]  More

SVG Europe France Summit: Remote production of Roland-Garros and preparing for Paris 2024

Remote production and the coverage of major international sporting events were among the main topics of discussion at last week’s SVG Europe France Summit (24 November), with the focus on this year’s Roland-Garros as well as planning for the Rugby World Cup 2023 and the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. It is the second time that […]  More